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Welcome to the 23rd Navajo Nation Council. Thank you for visiting our website. As the Legislative Branch of the Navajo Nation, we want to give you the opportunity to stay in touch with your 24 Council Delegates.

08/28/15

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee adopts plan of operation for the Dine' Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

08/26/15

District 13 communities anticipate the release of irrigation water

08/26/15

District 13 Council resolution

08/26/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/27/2015 at 10:00am

08/24/15

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 8/27/2015 and special meeting on 9/1/2015

08/21/15

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee urges Congress to reopen and maintain all services at Crownpoint Medical Center

08/20/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves supplemental funding for renovation of Teec Nos Pos Chapter

08/17/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/17/2015 at 1:00pm

08/17/15

Officials identify water resource locations for Navajo communities impacted by water contamination

08/17/15

Navajo Nation Council meets with Arizona’s top leadership

08/17/15

Navajo Nation Council honors Navajo Code Talkers

08/13/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/17/2015 at 1:00pm

08/13/15

St. Mary's Food Bank to donate water to affected contaminated areas

08/13/15

Speaker Bates meets with top federal EPA official to discuss water contamination

08/13/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding EPA claim form

08/13/15

Summary of U.S. EPA Surface Water Sampling of Select Metals

08/12/15

NTUA Public Service Announcement - Audio Version

08/11/15

Council calls for accountability at federal level for water contamination

08/10/15

NTUA hauling water to impacted area

08/10/15

Officials provide update on water contamination in San Juan County

08/10/15

Delegates Yazzie applauds approval of Navajo Nation Alcohol Tax

08/7/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding water contamination

08/6/15

Delegates Shepherd and Brown present funding to Kayenta community

07/31/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee urges congressional leaders to reopen all services at Crownpoint Health Care Facility

07/31/15

Joint letter signed by Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Speaker LoRenzo Bates delivered to Utah Governor Herbert on 7/30/2015

07/31/15

Navajo Nation presents united voice at Utah Native American Summit

07/28/15

Budget and Finance Committee receives report regarding the financial status of the Navajo Nation Hospitality Enterprise

07/27/15

Delegates urge President Begaye to approve $3 million for Navajo youth

07/27/15

Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News Summer 2015

07/24/15

Vote tallies for 2015 Navajo Nation Council Summer Session

07/24/15

Navajo Nation Council confirms appointments for key positions

07/23/15

Navajo Nation Council approves Alcohol Tax

07/22/15

Unofficial referendum election results for 7/21/2015

07/22/15

Navajo youth participate in bike ride to promote drug and suicide prevention

07/22/15

Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to late Navajo Code Talker Kee Etsicitty

07/20/15

One Nation, One Voice signed agreement

07/20/15

Speaker Bates' report to the Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/20/2015

07/20/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/20/2015 - 7/24/2015 at 10:00am

07/20/15

Navajo Nation leaders sign historic "One Nation, One Voice" agreement

07/20/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/20/2015 at 7:00am

07/20/15

Speaker Bates urges Obama Administration to support the Bears Ears National Conservation Area/National Monument proposal

07/17/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/20/2015 at 7:00am

07/17/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/20/2015 - 7/24/2015 at 10:00am

07/16/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/16/2015 at 10:00am

07/16/15

Herman Daniels, Jr. becomes member of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council

07/16/15

State Task Force members meet with Arizona Governor in first ever Tribal Leadership Roundtable

07/15/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/16/2015 at 10:00am (REVISED 7/15/2015)

07/14/15

Delegate Crotty helps Navajo students attend the 2015 White House Tribal Youth Gathering

07/14/15

Council members discuss economic development with federal officials

07/10/15

Council Delegates advocate for federal funding for the completion of Navajo Indian Irrigation Project

07/7/15

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports U.S. Senate bill “The Every Child Achieves Act of 2015”

07/7/15

Law and Order Committee receives report from the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety

07/6/15

Speaker Bates honors Navajo Code Talkers at 4th of July Celebration

07/2/15

Herman Daniels, Jr. elected to fill vacant seat on Council

07/1/15

Announcement of Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meetings on 7/16/2015 at 10:00am

07/01/15

Navajo Nation leaders reach unprecedented agreement on priorities

07/01/15

Navajo Nation Council approves refinancing of Nation's loan

06/29/15

Navajo Nation Council special session on 6/30/2015 to be live-streamed

06/26/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee approves funding for the St. Michaels Association for Special Education, Inc.

06/26/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/30/2015 at 10:00am

06/26/15

Budget and Finance Committee supports changes to the Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax law

06/25/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/25/2015 at 10:00am

06/25/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/25/2015 at 10:00am (REVISED 6/25/2015)

06/22/15

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/30/2015 at 10:00am

06/22/15

Gaming Compact with New Mexico set to take effect on Monday, 6/22/2015

06/22/15

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights visits the Navajo Nation

06/19/15

Eastern Navajo Land Commission discusses Land Buy-Back Program

06/17/15

Navajo Land Department delegated to approve land withdrawal designations

06/17/15

Navajo Nation Land Withdrawal Regulations (Approved by Resources and Development Committee on 6/16/2015)

06/16/15

Officials meet to discuss closure of Crownpoint Medical Center

06/12/15

Navajo Nation leaders meet to address top priorities

06/12/15

Navajo Nation supports Congressional bill to prohibit Tohono O'odham Nation casino development in the City of Glendale

06/11/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/11/2015 at 1:00pm at Twin Arrows Casino and Resort

06/08/15

Budget and Finance Committee receives report on feral horse roundup

06/08/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/11/2015 at 1:00pm at Twin Arrows Casino and Resort

06/08/15

Navajo Nation Council applauds final approval of New Mexico Gaming Compact

06/08/15

Resolution requiring candidates to satisfy ethics violations prior to running for office becomes law

06/04/15

Grand opening of Kayenta public safety facility

06/03/15

Delegate Phelps collaborates with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to initiate flood plain management services

06/03/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding Project K'e'

05/29/15

Navajo Board of Election Supervisors approves fluency referendum ballot language

05/29/15

Budget and Finance Committee selects new chair; Alcohol tax voted down

05/28/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/28/2015 at 10:00am

05/27/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/28/2015 at 10:00am

05/21/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding misleading Gallup Independent headline

05/20/15

Council tables referendum measures citing the need for additional input and comprehensive planning

05/20/15

Navajo Nation Council approves bill requiring candidates to satisfy ethics violations before running for office

05/19/15

Delegate Damon presents infrastructure funds to chapters

05/18/15

Navajo Nation Council to consider referendum measures in Special Session on 5/19/2015

05/15/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 5/19/2015 at 10:00am

05/14/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves Gaming Net Revenue Distribution Policy for 110 Navajo Chapters

05/14/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/14/2015 at 10:00am

05/13/15

Speaker LoRenzo Bates welcomes President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez

05/12/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/14/2015 at 10:00am

05/06/15

Announcement memo and petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 5/19/2015 at 10:00am

05/05/15

Law and Order Committee recommends removal of Chief Justice Herb Yazzie

05/05/15

Russell Begaye and Jonathan Nez to take oath of office on 5/12/2015

05/04/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee approves corrective action plan for Department of Veterans Affairs - Ft. Defiance Agency

05/01/15

Resources and Development Committee receives reports regarding Antelope Point operations

04/30/15

Announcement of Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meetings on 5/14/2015 and 5/28/2015 at 10:00am

04/24/15

Naat'aji' Nahat'a' Hane' Legislative Branch News 2015 Spring Session

04/24/15

Official Legislation Voting Results for Navajo Nation Council 2015 Spring Session, April 20-22, 2015

04/23/15

Council approves funding for projects and establishes uranium remediation commission on the final day of the Spring Council Session

04/22/15

Unofficial results for 2015 Navajo Nation Presidential Election

04/20/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 04/20/2015 through 04/24/2015 at 10:00am

04/20/15

Legislative Branch Second Quater Report - FY2015

04/20/15

Speaker's Report - 2015 Spring Council Session

04/16/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 04/20 - 24/2015 at 10:00am

04/16/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 04/16/2015 at 1:00pm

04/15/15

Resources and Development Committee certifies the Casamero Lake Chapter's Five Management System

04/15/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/16/2015 at 1:00pm

04/15/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves the Healthy Dine' Nation Community Wellness Development Projects Fund

04/15/15

Law and Order Committee approves Navajo Nation owned businesses and corporations to be reclassified as Priority One businesses

04/14/15

Navajo Nation finalizes Cooperative Agreement for federal Land Buy Back Program

04/13/15

Governor Martinez signs off on New Mexico Gaming Compact

04/13/15

Navajo leaders testify at Senate Field Hearing at Crow Agency

04/10/15

Joint statement regarding court ruling concerning the Office of Surface Mining's Environmental Assessment

04/08/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves Cooperative Agreement for Federal Land Buy Back Program

04/08/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/9/2015 at 10:00am

04/06/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report from Chinle Nursing Home

04/03/15

Navajo Nation Council urges President Obama to support the Bear's Ears National Conservation Area/National Monument proposal

04/03/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee reaffirms position against the legalization of marijuana

04/02/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding coal supply news article

04/01/15

Joint statement regarding Supreme Court ruling

03/31/15

Navajo Trust Fund signed into law by Utah Gov. Herbert

03/27/15

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee receives report regarding Land Buy-Back Program

03/27/15

Report by the Department of Interior to Naa'bik'iyati' Committee on the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations

03/26/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 03/26/2015 at 10:00am

03/25/15

Public Hearings Summary - $554 Million Settlement

03/25/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/26/2015 at 10:00am

03/24/15

Navajo Nation signs off on New Mexico Gaming Compact

03/24/15

Memo announcing Resources And Development Committee special meeting on 3/26/2015 at 1:00pm

03/20/15

Statement from Speaker Lorenzo Bates

03/20/15

Navajo Nation Council extends condolences to the family of fallen Navajo Nation Police Officer Alex Yazzie

03/20/15

Gaming Compact approved by New Mexico House of Representatives

03/19/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding the Tohajiilee Healing to Wellness Court

03/18/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates: Let The People Decide

03/18/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives update report from Dine' College

03/18/15

Budget and Finance Committee receives update on Administrative Service Centers

03/16/15

Law and Order Committee supports amending standing committee membership terms

03/16/15

Navajo Nation Council approves referendum to allow Navajo people to determine fluency issue

03/13/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/13/2015 at 10:00am

03/12/15

Navajo Nation Council to hold special session

03/12/15

Resources and Development Committee approves land withdrawal for Newcomb community cemetary

03/12/15

Gaming Compact passes New Mexico State Senate

03/10/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/13/2015 at 10:00am

03/10/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 03/12/2015 at 10:00am

03/1015

Law and Order Committee Approves legislation to require cadidates to satisfy ethics requirements before running for office

03/0915

Delegate Edmund Yazzie commends newly sworn in Ramah Navajo public safety officers

03/0915

Legislative Branch assists families impacted by severe weather conditions

03/0915

Council members testify in support of federal funding before the Tribal Interior Budget Council

03/06/15

Navajo Nation Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Justification Presentation to the Tribal Interior Budget Council on 3/6/2015

03/06/15

Communities begin to heal after the closure of Ole Red Barn liquor store

03/02/15

New Mexico Committee on Compacts approves Gaming Compact

02/27/15

Health Education, And Human Services Committee members testify in support of federal funding

02/25/15

Resources & Development Committee supports the creation of a Dine' Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

02/24/15

Council Delegate Amber Crotty advocates for youth empowerment

02/23/15

Presidential election set for 04/21/2015

02/23/15

Announcement of Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/13/2015 at 10:00am

02/23/15

Speaker Bates appoints Arbin Mitchell as Chief of Staff

02/21/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding Supreme Court decision

02/20/15

Navajo Nation supports reinstatement of Utah Navajo Trust Fund

02/20/15

Navajo Nation recommends approval of New Mexico House and Senate bills

02/19/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/19/2015 at 10:00am

02/19/15

Health, Education & Human Services Committee receives report regarding Navajo Technical University

02/19/15

Law & Order Committee approves legislations concerning uranium and transportation needs

02/18/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/19/2015 at 10:00am

02/18/15

Resources & Development Committee certifies the Nazlini Chapter's Five Management System and confirms Resources & Development Committee shareholder representative

02/18/15

Budget & Finance Committee takes action on important items at its first meeting of 2015

02/13/15

Council Delegates advocate for the Utah Navajo Trust Fund during the Utah American Indian Caucus Day

02/13/15

Delegate Shepherd seeks establishment of Title II Reform Sub-Committee

02/11/15

Council unanimously opposes language within NAHASDA bill that would withhold over $81 million in housing funds from Navajo people

02/10/15

Navajo Nation Council confirms standing committees

02/10/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 02/10/2015 at 10:00am

02/10/15

Memo announcing Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/19/2015 at 10:00am

02/10/15

Standing Committee assignments to be considered during special session

02/09/15

Council members meet with New Mexico State leaders

02/05/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 02/10/2015 at 10:00am

02/04/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/04/2015 at 10:00am

02/04/15

Ole Red Barn owner receives “slap on the hand” at sentencing hearing for felony drug charges

02/03/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/04/2015 at 10:00am

02/02/15

Announcement for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/04/2015 at 10:00am

01/30/15

Council members meet with New Mexico legislators to move forward Gaming Compact

01/27/15

Council Delegate take members of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee on tour of areas affected by relocation

01/27/15

Council will remain in recess until Thursday

01/26/15

LoRenzo Bates named Speaker of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council as Delegate Alton Joe Shepherd gracefully concedes

01/26/15

Winter Council Session Monday, January 26, 2015 Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker

01/26/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/26/2015 through 1/30/2015

01/26/15

Agreement reached to provide stability within the Office of the President

01/26/15

Naabík’iyáti’ Committee unanimously recommends changes to Arizona Liquor Law Statutes

01/23/15

Council to convene for Winter Session

01/22/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/26/2015 through 1/30/2015 at 10:00am

01/22/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 01/22/2015 at 10:00am

01/22/15

Delegates advocate for issues and funding at Arizona State Capitol

01/21/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 01/22/2015 at 10:00am

01/16/15

Naabik’iyati’ Committee Work Session Agenda for January 21, 2015

01/14/15

Kee Allen Begay, Jr. to serve as Speaker Pro Tem

01/12/15

Proposed agenda for 23rd Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 01/13/2015 at 3:00pm

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Navajo Nation Council - Office of the Speaker

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Window Rock, Arizona 86515

Phone: 928-871-7160

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